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Forum: Banana Identification 05-27-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Finally fruits so time to get ID on this mystery Banana or Plantain...

i'm leaning toward the promusa data..

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=66028&size=1 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=66028)
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-26-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: My "apple banana" from florida hill nursery

I've seen plants marked Manzano's at the big box stores that had the blood spots and the TC I purchased as "manzano" also has the blood spots when it was young but they faded away as the plant got...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-23-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 316
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: received damaged banana plants

I use PayPal because they will dispute with the seller with issues like this. When I got crap from Florida hill I got all the $ back for damaged or incorrect plants. Try wellspring gardens. They are...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-22-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 555
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Texas back roads id help?

Yes, would be a dwarf. if there wasn't so much leaf removal from winter damage the Pstem would be alot thicker and look the part of a dwarf in the pictures better. You can also see the leaves are...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-21-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Dwarf Cavendish Leaf Clump Problem

[QUOTE=mari@adams.net;331218]Is this what you are talking about? ...This happened to one of my Dwarf Cavendish.....rather than cut the clump off the stalk, I took a knife and did surgery. Just...
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-21-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Separation of plant

Water sucker will grow and fruit also, give em both a piece of the pie and have double the fun!!
Forum: Container Grown Banana Plants 05-21-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Separation of plant

wait till fruit is done, then cut off the mother pstem and slice that pot right in 1/2 leaving 1/2 of the mother corm with each pup and replant. i'd imagine that 1/2 of the mother corm would provide...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-20-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Dwarf Cavendish Leaf Clump Problem

Yes, it does happen but fruits normal non the less. Seems to happen more often on the "water sucker" plants than the "sword suckers".
Forum: Banana Plant Soil, Additives, and Fertilizer 05-19-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Mulching banana leaves/trunks

chop up the leaves so they break down faster and let rain soak through better. Pstems small chunks or if I want them for putting around my fruit trees I cut them 12"-20" long sections then slice them...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-19-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Dwarf Banana Requires Identification

I recall seeing those color flowers in some pics as I was binge surfing the web for help id'ing one of my plants.. I don't recall what variety it was, but i'm sure the pro's will know.. if I come...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-18-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Planting taller varieties in deep holes?

you'd really just have to dig a couple test holes to know for sure. just a shovel width holes at different depths to test water table. If you see water in the bottom the next day its to deep of a...
Forum: Member Introductions 05-18-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Brand new to gardening and banana's

Probably because that's just how banana plants grow when left to themselves.

If you have the time to thin out and keep a mat within check do it, it will give better fruit production and airflow/sun...
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-14-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 153
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Does anyone know if closely planted bamboo and banana plants compete for root spa

Mexican sunflower ( Bolivian sunflower ) Fast growing, looks good with lots of yellow flowers.. and can be chopped and dropped as organic fertilizer on trees or banana mats.. Easier to control than...
Forum: Banana Identification 05-13-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Finally fruits so time to get ID on this mystery Banana or Plantain...

Anyone? I researched and searched to use characteristics to narrow it down but nothing stuck out as a positive ID for myself. Are posted pics to big? maybe some people aren't seeing them because they...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-13-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Planting taller varieties in deep holes?

Have you ever dug down that far before? not sure how your side of the state is but on the gulf of mexico side here if I dug down 3-4 feet i'd have a pond in the summer lol... i'd guess if you did...
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 05-13-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Trying to get feedback and share info on fertilizers

probably just a paid "promoter" for the youtube video. tons of fake accounts on facebook do the same in some plant/tree groups also.
Forum: Banana Plant Health And Maintenance Topics 05-10-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: organic IV sunblocker

Try building a simple PVC rectangle with some shade cloth for a roof.. Maybe 3ftx3ft width and 4ft. high? anchor it down with some tent stakes and move off plant once its established and grown a...
Forum: Banana Identification 04-21-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Mystery Nanner: Ice Cream or No?

you'll never be able to get a positive id at this young of a stage. sorry
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-21-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 146
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: PStem splitting at bottom

should be fine, just watch the leaves coming out the middle... as long as they keep coming its normal.. if they stop coming out the top/middle it may have a choke.
Forum: European Section 04-21-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Dwarf fruiting varieties?

both those varieties are to large. i'm sure majority of UK is colder climates so even if you attempted these the number of years and size of container to get them to fruition would be a...
Forum: Banana Identification 04-21-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 132
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Red and Blue

neither of these varieties put out viable seeds. chances are you are another victim of seed scams.. they run rampant on amazon.. Chances they are even a banana seed are slim to none, but do post...
Forum: Banana Identification 04-21-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 739
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Mislabeled purchase. Any ideas on variety?

got the blunt end of the Hua Moa variety.. maybe something along those lines
Forum: Main Banana Discussion 04-20-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Help With Tissue Culture Pups

tc's definitely take longer to get going than pups.. the corm is the energy and its just so small yet, hang in there they will come around with time as long as you take care of them properly of...
Forum: Other Plants 04-16-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Edible Taro Root

I got some black malanga but its pretty small yet, wasn't planning to dig up and propagate until later this year. Looks cool, not sure on taste yet
Forum: Banana Identification 04-13-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Mikemooreflorida
Re: Finally fruits so time to get ID on this mystery Banana or Plantain...

http://www.bananas.org/gallery/watermark.php?file=65865 (http://www.bananas.org/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=65865)

opened up some.
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